Sanctuary

Home. What a sweet word. A daughter who has chosen to forego the usual route of leaving home after high school graduation and embark on her own journey of climbing the ladder of success has many, many blessings to count when she thinks of home. “This kingdom of home is the place of refuge, comfort […]

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So many times we can go about our day and not take the time to “consider our ways” (Haggai 1:5).  Donald Whitney has shared 10 Questions to help you to pause and ponder the direction your life is going. These are great questions to print out and tuck in your Bible for your own personal […]

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  Autumn is finally here! It’s a time of gathering around the table with the ones you love; the air is cool and crisp and the scents are delightful.  We light the fireplace for the first time and bring out those old favorite comforting recipes that remind you of home. School starts again and football season is in […]

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This will be a little off the normal topic range for Raising Homemakers…But then again, it is not.  For as Christian homemakers, we must always have what I’m going to write about today. I have been unable to write much lately.  There has been too much on my mind: too much stress in my life.  […]

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  But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you. Matthew 6:33 I love my quiet time each day. I look forward to it, but the more children I welcomed into my home, and the older they became, the more my schedule changed and […]

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“I have so much business I cannot get on without spending three hours daily in prayer.” ~Martin Luther Our children are a gift from the Lord, a heritage, a reward (Psalm 127:3) and they are ever so precious to us and to the Lord.  Caring for our children is an immeasurable responsibility but one as […]

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In the Midwest winter is just around the corner and with it always seems to come cold and flu season.  This year I am better equipped to handle the common cold and flu with natural alternatives to aid our bodies own immune system in healing.  Just a few years ago my way of dealing with […]

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I love autumn, especially when I see the lovely décor gracing the homes of my neighbors. Unfortunately, I didn’t inherit an eye-for-decorating gene, so the extent of decorating my home consists of seasonally fragranced candles and maybe a pumpkin lined porch. But as soon as I start feeling that small chill in the air, one […]

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